The Ciocana Court ordered to extend the preventive measure of house arrest for 20 days in the case of the suspended prosecutor general Alexandr Stoianoglo. The decisions was taken today at the request of the prosecutor dealing with this case, Victor Furtună, IPN reports.
Alexandr Stoianoglo has been under house arrest since October 8. Three days ago, the investigation into the count of abuse of authority was completed. The suspended prosecutor general is accused of ordering to allocate 163,900 lei in redundancy payment to prosecutor Nicolae Chitoroagă when this was dismissed even if Chitoroagă was being investigated and wasn’t entitled to such payments.
Alexandr Stoianoglo was also charged with abuse of office, passive corruption, perjury and facilitation of crime. Stoianoglo denies any wrongdoing. Following a request made by President Maia Sandu, Alexandr Stoianoglo’s job as prosecutor general is being assessed by a commission constituted by the Superior Council of Prosecutors. If this finds that Alexandr Stoianoglo inappropriately fulfilled his duties, he can be dismissed.